Prof. Luiz Roberto Evangelista awarded the prize San Giorgio per Distinzione Accademica, Centro Studi Molisano, Campobasso (Italy). Prof. Evangelista is a physicist and a distinguished academic of international reputation. He was born in Maringa, Parana, Brazil, on March 2, 1958. His great-grandparents were from Molise and arrived in Brazil in the late nineteenth century (1897).